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Flaco Jiménez was born on 11 March, 1939 in San Antonio, TX, is an American accordionist, singer and songwriter. Discover Flaco Jiménez's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 82 years old?

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Occupation soundtrack,actor,music_department
Age 82 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born 11 March 1939
Birthday 11 March
Birthplace San Antonio, TX
Nationality TX

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Who Is Flaco Jiménez's Wife?

His wife is Adela Jimenez

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Wife Adela Jimenez
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Children Rosalinda Jimenez Esquivel, David Jimenez, Leonardo Jimenez Jr., Gill Jimenez, Rachel Fernandez

Flaco Jiménez Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Flaco Jiménez worth at the age of 82 years old? Flaco Jiménez’s income source is mostly from being a successful Soundtrack. He is from TX. We have estimated Flaco Jiménez's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
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Source of Income Soundtrack

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In 2020, Jiménez received the Chris Strachwitz Legacy Award from the Arhoolie Foundation.


Jiménez received the Top of Texas Award from the Country Music Association of Texas in 2019. Earlier in the same year, he also received the History-Making Texas Award from the Texas State History Museum Foundation.


In 2018, the Houston Chronicle listed him as number 19 of the Greatest 50 Texas Musicians of all time.


In 2017, a photograph of Jiménez taken by Al Rendon in 1987 was added to the National Portrait Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. Images in the Gallery "represent the numerous individuals who have made a significant impact on the history and culture of the United States".


In March 2015, Jiménez suffered a broken hip and two rib fractures from two separate falls. By May of that year, he returned to performing and was one of the acts on closing night of the 34th annual Tejano Conjunto Festival in San Antonio.


In 2014, he received a Lifetime Achievement Award for Instrumentalist from the Americana Music Association. He received his plaque at the ceremony from longtime collaborator Ry Cooder, with whom he also performed at the event.


He was one of the artists featured in archival footage in the 2013 documentary film This Ain't No Mouse Music about Arhoolie Records and its founder Chris Strachwitz.


In 2012, he received a National Heritage Fellowship awarded by the National Endowment of the Arts, which is the United States government's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts.


Jiménez was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 31st Tejano Music Awards ceremony in 2011.


In 2001, both Flaco and his brother Santiago were included among the first group of recipients of the Texas Medal of Arts in the folk arts category.


In 2000, Jiménez won a Tejano Music Video of the Year award at the Tejano Music Awards for his song "De Bolon Pin Pon".


In 1999, Jiménez was awarded the Billboard Latin Music Lifetime Achievement Award.


Starting in 1998, he was a member of Los Super Seven, a supergroup that won a Grammy Award for their eponymous album.


In 1988, he performed on the hit country single "Streets of Bakersfield" by Dwight Yoakam and Buck Owens. The song reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in 1988.


Jiménez won his first Grammy award in 1986 for his album Ay Te Dejo en San Antonio, whose title song was composed by his father. His third Grammy was for another song written by his father, "Soy de San Luis", recorded by the Tejano fusion group Texas Tornados with Augie Meyers, Doug Sahm and Freddy Fender.


Jiménez appeared on the November 13, 1976 episode of NBC's Saturday Night with Cooder.


Jiménez performed in the San Antonio area for several years and then began working with Doug Sahm in the 1960s. Sahm, better known as the founding member of the Sir Douglas Quintet, played with Jiménez for some time. Jiménez later went to New York City and worked with Dr. John, David Lindley, Peter Rowan, Ry Cooder and Bob Dylan. He appeared on Cooder's world music album Chicken Skin Music and was a guest musician on the Rolling Stones' Voodoo Lounge album. These appearances led to greater awareness of his music outside of America. After touring Europe with Cooder he returned to tour in America with his own band, and on a joint bill with Peter Rowan. Jiménez, Rowan and Wally Drogos were the original members of a band called the Free Mexican Airforce.


Leonardo "Flaco" Jiménez (born March 11, 1939) is an American singer, songwriter and accordionist from San Antonio, Texas. He is known for playing Norteño, Tex Mex and Tejano music. Jiménez has been a solo performer and session musician, as well as a member of the Texas Tornados and Los Super Seven.